— Robert Grudin
Professionals in event management always remember this throughout their careers. Event management is a mix of advertising , marketing and a lot of logistics management. As a profession it is filled with excitement and thrill but requires a lot of hard work.
What do event managers do?
Event Managers are people who plan and execute events. They are experts in creative, technical and logistical elements that help an event succeed. Their work includes a variety of tasks which depend on the type of event like a music concert or product launch. They plan all the activities according to the budget and deadlines and use project management techniques. They are involved in the event conception and planning. Event Managers are also involved in the brand building and marketing of the event. They coordinate with event contributors, speakers, performers, other suppliers, venue and supplies partners. They also have to ensure that all PA and Audio Visual elements are working fine before the event. On the day of event they have to lead the team on ground and behind the curtains. After the event they create reports for evaluation. This career constitutes a lot of visualization, creativity, diligent planning and management.
Top event management companies: Some of the top event management compnaies that hire professionals are Wizcraft , Fremantle Media, Viacom18, White leaf, CII, DNA entertainment, Red events, FICCI etc